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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 68-15227

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: Dec 1968
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Jan 1969 To Apr 1971
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 2,637 -> Hours Flown: 2,637

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 22 Sep 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,056
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
for Troop Insertation
While in Operations Area this helicopter was on Take-Off at UNK feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 11 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Cockpit
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS, PERSONNEL, TRANSMISSION
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft is later recovered by any means other than its own power.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: BDART, 00094 (Battle Damage Assessment and Reporting Team Report. )

Date: 02 Aug 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,220
Accident case number: 700802041
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 6000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 VENEMAN JD
P W1 ARNO GD
CE E4 MADDEN JH
G E3 ARCHER RP

Accident Summary:

AC executing a verticle descent to field location misjudged clearance resulting in main rotor blades striking a small tree sustaining damage to both rotor blades. AC flew acft back to home station without further damage.

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
68-12610 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
69-0171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0371STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0471STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0571STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0671STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0771STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0871STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0971STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-1071STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-1171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-1271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-0171 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0271 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0371 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0471 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0571 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0671 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0771 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0871 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0971 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-1071 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-1171 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-1271 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
71-0171 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0271 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0371 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0471 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-05RED RIVER AD4TH ARMYRED RIVER ADAMC
71-06RED RIVER AD4TH ARMYRED RIVER ADAMC
71-07DIR DIST TRANSIN MAINTRED RIVER ADAVSCOM
71-08ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-09ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-10ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-11ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-12ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
72-01BEL HELBAILMENTFT WORTHAVSCOM
72-02BEL HELBAILMENTFT WORTHAVSCOM
72-03BEL HELBAILMENTFT WORTHAVSCOM
72-04BEL HELBAILMENTFT WORTHAVSCOM
72-05FLYING CLUBLOANFT WAINWRIGHTLOAN
72-06FLYING CLUBLOANFT WAINWRIGHTLOAN
72-07124TH ARCOM6TH ARMYFORT LAWTONRESV
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